Telerik UI for ASP.NET Core Menu Basic Usage

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The Telerik UI for ASP.NET Core Menu is a navigational component that provides multiple built-in options.

This example shows how the Menu component visualizes data in a hierarchical multi-level menu way with unordered item lists. The Menu can be used for commands execution, its items can also be configured to be navigation links or to use the Kendo UI Templates as its content.

The ASP.NET Core Menu control is part of Telerik UI for ASP.NET Core, a professional-grade UI library with 110+ components for building modern and feature-rich web applications. The Menu is a server-side wrapper for the Kendo UI for jQuery Menu component and comes in the form of an HtmlHelper.

Functionality and Features

  • Data binding—You can use the available data-binding approaches to render the Menu data.
  • Menu orientation and items direction—The Menu allows you yo configure its orientations and also the direction of its items.
  • Images for the Menu items—You can also render custom images and sprites in the Menu items.
  • ContextMenu—The Menu allows you to display items when users perform a right-click action on desktop or touch actions on mobile devices.
  • Animations—You can add animation effects to the Menu items.
  • RTL support, keyboard navigation, and accessibility—The Menu is accessible for screen readers, supports WAI-ARIA attributes, delivers keyboard shortcuts for faster navigation, and enables you to render its content in a right-to-left direction.

Additional Apps

This Menu example is part of unique collection of hundreds of ASP.NET Core demos, with which you can see all Telerik ASP.NET Core components and their features in action. View the source code of the demos from the library or directly adapt, and edit them and their theme appearance in Telerik REPL for ASP.NET Core or ThemeBuilder.

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